Sunday, January 28, 2018

PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE: A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Rd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703 (map)

The League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area presents local community leaders sharing their personal stories and professional insights and then helping plan personal and collective action. A primary focus will be the impact of gyn violence on families, children and adolescents. This event is purposefully scheduled during the 2018 Florida legislative session and will be outcome and action-oriented.
Panelists:
Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, Chair, St. Petersburg City Council
Amanda Thalji-Raitano, PhD, licensed psychologist, BeSMART for Kids 
Rev. Dr. Manuel L. Sykes, Bethel Community Baptist Church 
Dr. David Berman, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital 
Ryan Mitchell, facilitator, Lieutenant Firefighter Paramedic 

To learn more about this issue: 
Visit the League’s Gun Safety Action Guide at: https://lwvspa.org/gun-issues/  
View their recent community conversation with St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway:https://www.facebook.com/allendaleumc/videos/10159632295755596/  
To review proposed 2018 FL gun legislation click here 
For more information, contact GunSafety@lwvspa.org

Monday, January 01, 2018

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5. MLK DAY BARTLETT PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN CELEBRATIONMonday, January 15   11:00 AM; Lunch at 12:00 noon1443 S Highland St.,St. Petersburg, Florida 33701  
Celebrate the MLK Day of Service, learn tips from experienced gardeners, engage with neighbors and chickens, and support a neighborhood garden at the Bartlett Park Community Garden Celebration. Lunch will feature fresh produce from the garden, prepared by chef G.W. Rolle.  FMI: (727) 612-8640 orgoodhearted25@gmail.com;http://gardenflorida.org/bartlett_park_community_garden